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This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

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mmove [options] sourcefile targetfile mmove [options] sourcefiles targetdir

Move or rename an MS-DOS file or directory within a single filesystem. If no drive letter is specified for the target file or directory, the source drive is assumed. If no drive letter is specified for either the source or the target, drive a: is assumed. See mv and mtools for more information.


-D clash-option

Specify the action to take if the specified target file or directory already exists. See mmd for the possible clash options.


Verbose; display names of the files or directories being moved.

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